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PDFG ES4 with UAC enabled

Adobe Livecyle ES3 SP2 and ES4 now supports running PDFG with UAC enabled. Apart from the code changes done in PDFG some OS level settings are also required. This article describes these settings and configurations required for PDFG to work seamlessly. However please note that UAC should be disabled at the time of Livecycle installation and Configuration.

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Windows Service For TCP Locator

- Pankaj Parashar, Lead Software Engineer @ Adobe

In most Windows server environments, users want software running as Windows services that are configured to auto-start and auto-stop on Windows start and stop. So far the LiveCycle provided TCP Locator is started using startlocator.bat script on the Windows environment. There is no inbuilt mechanism to start TCP Locator as a Windows service. However, there are various free tools available for creating Windows service for Java Applications. YAJSW (Yet Another Java Service Wrapper) is one such tool that wraps a Java process and runs it as a Windows service. YAJSW is an LGPL licensed tool.

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Installing and working with the Windows service for the ADEP Experience Server

Although you can start your ADEP Experience Server by double-clicking the Quickstart JAR file or the Windows batch file, most people will find it convenient to install the Experience Server as a Windows service. It will configure the Experience Server to start automatically when your Windows restarts and, helps you control the start and stop operations of the Experience server by using the Services control panel.

Install Experience Server as a Windows service

To install a Windows service for your Experience Server:

  1. Open the command line interface and navigate to the [ExperienceServer root]/opt/helpers/ directory.
  2. Execute the instsrv.bat <serviceName> command to install the Experience Server as a Windows service.

Verify the installed Windows service

You can verify the installed Windows service in the Services control panel. To open the Services control panel,  execute the start services.msc command from the command line interface or select Start > Administrative Tools > Services.

Windows service operations

To start the Windows service, do one of the following:

  • In the Services control panel, select the Windows service and click Start.
  • In the command line interface, execute the net start <serviceName> command.

To stop or restart the Windows service for the Experience Server, click Stop or Restart, on the Services control panel.

Uninstall the Windows service

To uninstall the Windows service, execute the instsrv.bat -uninstall <serviceName> command on the command line interface. The Windows service gets removed from the Services control panel.

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Original article at http://blogs.adobe.com/ADEPhelp/2011/09/installing-windows-service-for-adep-experience-server.html.

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